When you have bad teams, you've got to be creative to win games you're not supposed to win.

-Don Nelson
Don Nelson

It's just going to take a while. It doesn't matter how good he is.

Don Nelson
The airport isn't in the way. It is an asset. Just consider: Could things go somewhere else.
Don Nelson

I'm the most unracist person around.

Don Nelson
It's been difficult to get any continuity offensively. Our defense is definitely better. You can throw a bunch of new guys together and have a better chance to play defense collectively, maybe because of timing or whatever. But we don't know who we are offensively yet.
Don Nelson

[Still, Saturday's announcement was something of a surprise only because Nelson had said he was going to stay through next year.] I'm in my last years as a coach, ... I'm going to retire. I have this one and one more [year on my contract]. I expect to coach til the end. I want Avery to get some experience this year and get some more next year. I'm going to be a consultant for five years in Dallas.

Don Nelson
The fans aren't here, ... There's a good chance your parents aren't here because they are taking care of what they need to do. That's all the more reason to go and play like you need to.
Don Nelson

When he sits down, his ears pop

Don Nelson
I've always been able to go to him,
Don Nelson

We would play a team that's one hour away 300 miles away from home. That would be fun.

Don Nelson
We saved a million bucks. My owner [Ross Perot Jr.] was real happy about that.